How to Make a Baked Potato

How to make a baked potato! This tutorial is an easy and simple way to get a great side dish for tonight’s dinner!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author April Woods


  • Russet potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt


  • Wash potatoes in cold water and remove any sprouts. Pierce each potato with a fork about 8 times.
  • Pat dry and rub lightly with olive oil.
  • Place on a lined baking sheet and sprinkle all sides with salt.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 60 - 90 minutes (depending on how many potatoes you have).
  • Enjoy!